Types of grants available
The Foundation awards both establishment grants and booster grants.
An establishment grant is used to assist an investigator progress a new area of research to the proof of principle stage in order to be more competitive in obtaining larger external grant funding the following year. These grants are awarded for 12 months only for amounts between a minimum of $25,000 and a maximum of $50,000.
A booster grant is to assist an established research project expand its scope or duration in order to pursue new lines of investigation or to be able to bring forward the publication of results. The grant will be in the form of a renewable annual grant of up to three years, with maximum funding of $100,000 per annum.